Simon Le Reuz: The other side of you and me, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
This solo exhibition at Vane explores the complex relationship between private and public spaces. Le Reuz’s installation features numerous sculptures constructed of a variety of materials, including cellophane, tape, fabric, pencil and clay, that reflect the immensity and excesses of a real cityscape.
Until 20 June

Zabludowicz Collection: 20 Years, Zabludowicz Collection, London
Celebrating the twentieth anniversary of Anita Zabludowicz’s contemporary art collection, this show features over 30 artists. It is a jam packed history of recent British art, featuring Jim Lambie, Elizabeth Price, Samara Golden, Damien Hirst, Rachel Whiteread and Martin Creed amongst many others.
Until 16 August

Great British Drawings, Ashmolean, Oxford
Another exhibition bursting at the seams with high profile names is taking place in Oxford. Featuring over 100 drawings by artists including Turner, Gainsborough, Rossetti, Millais and Holman Hunt, this show features some of the best works contained within the Ashmolean’s collection.
Until 31 August

Leonora Carrington, Tate, Liverpool
The prolific painter Leonora Carrington was a key member of the Surrealist movement, working alongside Salvador Dali and Max Ernst. This show includes examples of her poetry, sculpture, tapestry and design for theatre and film. Her multi-disciplinary practice unsurprisingly continues to influence artists to this day.
Until 31 May

Lynda Benglis, The Hepworth, Wakefield
This retrospective of the feminist icon Lynda Benglis features over 50 works that explore her radical re-envisioning of sculpture and painting in the wake of Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism and Pop Art. Including her early works in wax and poured latex, the show highlights feminist politics and issues of self-image.
Until 1 July